Do Ventures launches $50 million fund for Vietnamese startups, backed by Naver, Vertex and other notable LPs

New investment firm Do Ventures announced today the first closing of its fund for Vietnamese startups, which is backed by several of Asia’s most notable institutional investors. Called Do Ventures Fund I, the investment vehicle has hit more than half … Read more…

Must Read: The Row Is in Financial Trouble, Harlem’s Fashion Row Re-Opens Applications for Icon 360 Fund

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. The Row is in financial trouble According to sources obtained by WWD, The Row is facing financial hardships, layoffs and the potential closure of its menswear line. The job reductions followed global … Read more…

SoftBank’s second Vision Fund hangs in the balance after the first one posted a record $18 billion loss

SoftBank billionaire Masayoshi Son said that he can’t ask for capital for Vision Fund 2 when Vision Fund 1 is performing badly. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

U.S. charges ousted Hollywood executive with defrauding pandemic loan program, BlackRock fund

U.S. prosecutors have charged the recently ousted owner of a Hollywood movie distributor with defrauding a federal coronavirus emergency relief program and a BlackRock Inc investment fund, including to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other luxuries. Reuters: Entertainment … Read more…

Europe moves closer to using crisis fund to help countries hit by the coronavirus pandemic

There is growing optimism that euro zone finance ministers will approve new funding to the countries wrestling with the coronavirus pandemic, but division over so-called “corona bonds” is likely to remain. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Pyer Moss creates $50k fund for small business, converts NYC office to donation center on coronavirus

The Pyer Moss office in New York City will be converted to a donation center for medical supplies, and the label has set aside $ 50,000 for minority and women-owned small creative businesses “currently in distress.”  News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Film News Roundup: SAG-AFTRA Foundation Launches Coronavirus Disaster Fund for Union Members

In today’s film news roundup, a disaster fund for SAG-AFTRA members is launched, the Doc10 festival is postponed and the Miami Film Festival plans to present awards, even though the event was called off in the middle of the festival … Read more…

‘Wonder Years’ star accused of trying to undermine billionaire Peter Thiel’s venture fund

A former child TV star who became a Harvard-trained lawyer has been accused of mounting a bizarre letter-writing campaign to topple a venture fund owned by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. Crystal McKellar, who played Becky Slater on “The Wonder … Read more…

DC security fund dangerously depleted after Trump’s July 4th event: Mayor Bowser

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has told the White House the city’s security fund is dangerously depleted after President Donald Trump’s July 4th event. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with … Read more…

Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

After comedian Jon Stewart raked him over the coals for dragging his feet (once again) on extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell complained Monday morning that Stewart was just looking for some way to be … Read more…

Jon Stewart Demands Congress Fund 9/11 Victim Program ‘Properly’ | NBC News

NBC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…